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Midori Takada - Through The Looking Glass FLAC
Midori Takada
Through The Looking Glass
Minimal, Contemporary, Experimental, Ambient
17 Mar 2017
We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records
FLAC size:
2708 mb
MP3 size:
1109 mb
WMA size:
2874 mb


3Mr. Henri Rousseau's Dream11:56
4Catastrophe Σ15:10


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
RCL-8369Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass ‎(LP, Album)RCA Red SealRCL-8369Japan1983
WRWTFWW018 Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass ‎(2x12", Album, Ltd, RE, Cry)We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want RecordsWRWTFWW018 Switzerland2018
WRWTFWW019CD , PFCD006 Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass ‎(CD, Album, RE)We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records, Palto FlatsWRWTFWW019CD , PFCD006 2017
WRWTFWW019Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass ‎(LP, Album, Num, RE, TP, Sig)We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want RecordsWRWTFWW019Switzerland2017
EGDS-75 (DYCL-3369)Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass = 鏡の向こう側 ‎(CD, Album, RE, Blu)CS RecordEGDS-75 (DYCL-3369)Japan2017


  • Composed By, PerformerMidori Takada
  • Engineer [Assistant]Akio Tanabe
  • Engineer [Mastering Engineer, JVC]Kazuie Sugimoto
  • Engineer, Mixed ByMasaki Ohno
  • Executive-ProducerMasamitsu Kurokawa
  • IllustrationYohko Ochida
  • Lacquer Cut ByFrederic Stader, FST
  • LayoutMadame Paris
  • Liner NotesMasaaki Hara
  • Liner Notes [Translated By]Ken Hidaka
  • Photography ByRiki Watanabe
  • ProducerMidori Takada
  • Remastered ByFrederic Stader
  • Supervised ByOlivier Ducret
  • Typography [Font Rebuilding]Zenit Vandalizm


Limited edition 2x12” Deluxe 45rpm Audiophile Cut Edition housed in heavy cardboard old Stoughton gatefold tip-on jacket.
Thanks to Eric Mermod, Masahiko Satoh, Ryusuke Kosawa and Hiroyuki Kamajima


  • Barcode: 7 640153 367204
  • Barcode (Scanned): 7640153367204
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, hand etched): BG 59358 - 01 A1 WRWTFWW018 A. [email protected]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, hand etched): BG 59358 - 01 B1 WRWTFWW018 B. [email protected]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, hand etched): BG 59358 - 02 C1 WRWTFWW018 C. [email protected]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, hand etched): WRWTFWW018 D..2 [email protected] EBS


  • Licensed From – Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
  • Distributed By – Wordandsound
  • Pressed By – Optimal Media GmbH – BG 59358
  • Lacquer Cut At – Emil Berliner Studios



Label: RCA Red Seal RCL-8369 & We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo Country: Japan Released: 1983 2017 reissue. Songs in album Midori Takada - Through The Looking Glass 1983. Midori Takada - Mr. Henri Rousseau's Dream. Midori Takada - Crossing. Midori Takada - Trompe-L'oeil. Midori Takada - Catastrope Σ. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Midori Takada is a composer, multi percussionist, and theater artist renowned in Japanese vanguard circles. She will tour Europe this spring. Midori released two solo albums: Through The Looking Glass and Tree Of Life, and wrote music for Tadashi Suzuki's theater plays. Her hypnotic, minimalist music is based in the concept of coherence between sound and the human body. She performs solo on marimba and other percussion instruments. She debuted on the scene of Berlin Philharmonic, performing with the RIAS Symphonie-Orchester Berlin just after graduation from Tokyo U. The Japanese composer Midori Takada's newly reissued album is an assimilation of musical modes from around the world. It belongs in the pantheon alongside Steve Reich's most notable works. The rarest of all of Takadas works though was her 1983 solo effort, Through the Looking Glass, never released on CD and fetching ludicrous sums online for an original vinyl copy. Unable to financially sustain Mkwaju, Takada disbanded the ensemble and entered the studio by herself to realize this music. Through the Looking Glass. Your Rating. Overview . Through the Looking Glass sold poorly upon its release, but a YouTube algorithm later brought it fresh attention now the Japanese musician is on a U. The Japanese composer and percussionist Midori Takada released Through the Looking Glass in 1983. Three decades later, a YouTube algorithm introduced it to a world of new Rago for The New York Times. By Andy Beta. Listen free to midori takada Through the Looking Glass Mr. Henri Rousseau's Dream, Crossing and more. 4 tracks 41:20. The LP, which was originally released by RCA Japan, has become one of the most sought-after records from the fertile mid-'80s era of experimental Japanese electronic music. In 1983 she released a solo album called Through The Looking Glass, which became a highly-sought collector's item. The album was finally re-released in 2017. View wiki. Midori Takada Japanese: 高田みどり is a Japanese percussionist. She was born in Tokyo, Japan on December 21, 1951. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 2017 Vinyl от Through The Looking Glass на composer behind cult minimalist adventure Through The Looking Glass, Midori Takada opens up about her influences, from Steve Reich to African music. Largely ignored on its release, the album built up a reputation as a holy grail of Japanese music over the years, with prices reaching up to 750 for a copy. Still very much active today, Takadas career has typified the questing spirit that defines her masterpiece. She began within the realms of classical music, making her debut in 1978 at the Berlin Philharmonic for the Berlin RIAS Symphonie Orchestra after graduating from Tokyo University Of The Arts. Midori Takada's 1983 album Through The Looking Glass, a holy-grail of Japanese ambient and minimal music, is getting reissued this March. The reissue is being handled by two record labels: Palto Flats, which reissued Mariah's Utakata No Hibi album in 2015, and Swiss outlet WRWTFWW Records which stands for We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records. There will be a single vinyl LP version, cut at 33rpm, an